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2003 Press Releases

July 21, 2003


DOVER, DE -- Four Delaware women picked up $2,500 gift certificates to their favorite malls after being selected as the winners in second-chance drawings from the Delaware Lottery's Quick Pick Promotion.

Ernestine Johnson, 68, a housewife and great-grandmother from Smyrna; Shauna Bright, 23, a student from Middletown; and Kay Pritchard, 47, an auditor for the National Guard from Lewes, had their entries drawn from among more than 10,000 in the general drawing. Peg Diggins, 66, a retired childcare worker from Rehoboth was selected from more than 1,000 entries in a special drawing for members of the Delaware Lottery's online Players Club.

Any non-winning Quick Pick ticket for POWERBALL®, LOTTO, PLAY 3 or PLAY 4 purchased between April 28 and June 21, 2003 was eligible for entry in a drawing to win one of three $2,500 Quick Pick Shopping Sprees to either Christiana Mall, Dover Mall or Rehoboth Outlets. Players Club members downloaded a special entry form to submit with non-winning tickets for entry in a separate drawing.

To enter either Quick Pick Shopping Spree second-chance drawing, players had to complete all information on the back of any non-winning Quick Pick ticket purchased between April 28 and June 21 and mail one or more tickets to: Delaware Lottery Quick Pick Shopping Spree Drawing, P.O. Box 1347, Dover, DE 19903-1347. Entries had to be received in the Delaware Lottery Office by 4:30 p.m. on June 27, 2003.

The Quick Pick Shopping Spree second-chance drawings were held at the Delaware Lottery Office on July 10, 2003.

Since the start of operations in 1975, the Delaware Lottery has contributed more than $1.6 billion to the state's General Fund to help finance needed state services that benefit everyone in Delaware. The Lottery offers a variety of games: POWERBALL, LOTTO, PLAY 3, PLAY 4, and assorted Instant Games. More information is available at delottery.com.